IACP Career Center

Project Manager II

Spotlight Preferred
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
19 days ago


Salary Range:  $61,000 - $73,000

Cover Letter Required: Yes

Closing Date: Monday November 29, 2021


This is a critical time for policing and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is at the forefront, working to engage communities and promote leading policing practices. IACP is dedicated to enhancing the policing profession through new initiatives, advocacy, and member services that bring innovation, promising practices, and training to the field. The association is seeking individuals with the passion, energy, and commitment to dedicate their professional efforts towards moving the field of policing forward. We offer a learning-oriented, service-focused, and inclusive work environment that encourages open communication and discussion in a team-based, matrixed environment.  

The IACP is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized global leader in policing.

The IACP seeks to hire a Project Manager II to broadly support IACP efforts, and specifically support the following grant-funded initiative:

The Community Trust Initiative (CTI) will develop and deliver a series of training curricula and tools for police leaders to support capacity building at the state, local, and tribal level to reduce crime and strengthen relationships between police and the communities they serve. These trainings and tools will be piloted in ten communities and will cover the varying needs of urban, suburban, rural, and tribal communities across the topics of officer performance, adaptive decision-making skills, civic involvement, and police-community relations for command-level police leaders.

Job Responsibilities

Working with IACP staff, project partners, and stakeholders, the Project Manager will:

  • Manage all aspects of the project to ensure scope of work, promised deliverables, and time frames are met
  • Develop, evaluate, revise, and update project materials such as publications, magazine content, online resources, curricula, training materials, guidebooks, educational handouts, timelines, membership / attendee acquisition pieces and fliers
  • Develop and deliver in-person and/or online training and technical assistance
  • Identify, prepare, support, evaluate and manage contracting and reimbursement processes for consultants, trainers, sub-recipient organizations, vendors, and subject matter experts
  • Identify key partners, agencies, and collaborators in the field; build and manage these partnerships
  • Manage, lead, and grow staff members 
  • Coordinate and conduct outreach to law enforcement agencies and criminal justice partners to promote participation in projects and events, gather information, and identify promising practices
  • Facilitate meetings, trainings, group discussions, and other events attended by law enforcement, subject matter experts, and criminal justice partners
  • Manage budget creation and development and support budget tracking and invoicing in accordance with IACP and federal guidelines
  • Organize and track details of project-related meetings and events including expenditures, logistics, and programmatic information
  • Maintain ongoing and effective communication with project team, staff members, partners, and funding agencies
  • Coordinate and conduct educational presentations about the program and its resources: represent the program at events and before relevant groups
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of five years of job-related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and other relevant business software
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Analytical skills to include ability to troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Strong penchant for collaboration and teamwork
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Solid task prioritization, organization, and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated skill in managing staff and projects
  • Ability to create and manage a budget, accounting for and preserving project resources

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with and understanding of policing
  • Experience with and knowledge of grant-funded efforts
  • Experience with developing in-person and/or online training and technical assistance
  • Five years of job-related experience including staff coaching and supervision
  • Experience in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment

Special Conditions and Work Environment

  • Travel will be required based on job responsibilities.
  • These are grant funded positions for which continuation funding will be sought
  • Work takes place primarily in an office environment
  • Light lifting, bending, and reaching may be required

Highlights of Employee Benefits

  •  Medical HMO: Free for Employee and Family (Local Employees)
  •  Vision: Free for Employee
  •  Dental: Offered at a reasonable rate for Employee and Family
  •  403B: IACP Match - up to 4% - after one year of employment

All interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history.

Cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number. Applicants should indicate in the cover letter which position, or positions interest them and outline their relevant qualifications. The IACP may consider applicants for positions other than those indicated.  Please note that applications received without the requested information will not be forwarded for review.


The IACP is an equal opportunity employer. Federal law prohibits discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  No information requested on this application will be used for the purpose of excluding any applicant’s consideration for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57488811
  • Location:
    Alexandria, Virginia, United States
  • Company Name: International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Position Title: Project Manager II
  • Agency Type: IACP Headquarters Jobs
  • Job Function: Civilian-Administrative/Professional/Managerial
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